Places http://bayweekly.com/articles/feed/features/places en Health Care for All http://bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/health-care-all <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Rich or poor, Owensville &shy;Primary Care turns no one away</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">Over $10,000. That&rsquo;s what the average American spent for health care in 2016, and up is where that number is heading.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&ldquo;My wife&rsquo;s health insurance jumped 38.9 percent,&rdquo; laments a friend recently retired. &ldquo;My pension is disappearing.&rdquo;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Across the age spectrum, you hear endless variationa of the same story.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/health-care-all" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/OPC-Bryan%20examins%20kids.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="66" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nurse practitioner Nancy Bryan, top, retired from the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps before ­joining Owensville Primary Care. &lt;&lt;photo by Wayne Bierbaum&gt;&gt; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/health-care-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/health-care-all#comments Bay Weekly Interviews Good Living People Places Features Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:58:48 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 41608 at http://bayweekly.com What’s With Calvert’s Swamp? http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/what%E2%80%99s-calvert%E2%80%99s-swamp <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Chesapeake Curiosities: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp is the northernmost of its kind</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Christina Gardner </div> </div> </div> <p>A habitat unique in Maryland flourishes just south of Prince Frederick. Battle Creek Cypress Swamp is one of the nation&rsquo;s northernmost naturally occurring stands of bald cypress trees.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&ldquo;It&rsquo;s actually a bit of a mystery why the swamp is here, as we don&rsquo;t see similar stands of trees in other low-lying swampy areas of the county,&rdquo; says Shannon Steele, Calvert County naturalist.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/history-lore/article/what%E2%80%99s-calvert%E2%80%99s-swamp" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/cypress%20swamp-081816.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="134" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/what%E2%80%99s-calvert%E2%80%99s-swamp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/what%E2%80%99s-calvert%E2%80%99s-swamp#comments History & Lore Places Regulars Sat, 20 Aug 2016 10:29:02 +0000 bayweekly_master 34430 at http://bayweekly.com Everyone Loves a Parade http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/everyone-loves-parade <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Neighbors joining neighbors to celebrate our independence</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Is there anything more fun, more moving and more important than a hometown Fourth of July parade? Whether joining the parade or watching it, we celebrate our independence as a nation and as a people.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Across the land, communities large and small decorate themselves, their dogs and conveyances from baby buggies to trikes and bikes to convertibles, tractors, fire engines and floats. In a partnership of faith and delight, we join as one entity united by shared purpose.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/everyone-loves-parade" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/SevernaPark-float.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="81" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/everyone-loves-parade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/everyone-loves-parade#comments Good Living News Places Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:32:14 +0000 bayweekly_master 33603 at http://bayweekly.com Discover a Bay Beach http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/discover-bay-beach-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>When you&rsquo;ve found a Chesapeake beach, you&rsquo;ve found a treasure</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p>From shells to polished pebbles to driftwood to fossils, Bay beaches aren&rsquo;t just for sunbathing and fishing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/discover-bay-beach-0" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/beach-kids-061815.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="66" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/discover-bay-beach-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/discover-bay-beach-0#comments Good Living Places Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:35:15 +0000 bayweekly_master 28328 at http://bayweekly.com Today’s Library Is Like Alice’s Restaurant http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/today%E2%80%99s-library-alice%E2%80%99s-restaurant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>You can get (most) anything you want &mdash; even a good book</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>If the medium is the message, then there&rsquo;s more to be learned from Calvert Library&rsquo;s huge festival of local authors than you&rsquo;ll read in this week&rsquo;s feature story, The Writers Next Door.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Your neighbor may have written just the one for you, I say, introducing 33 authors and their latest (or favorite) books. These are quick introductions, the literary equivalent of speed dating, with a life compressed into one sentence and a plot into another. At the May 31 festival, you&rsquo;ll meet even more authors from 9:30 am to 4pm.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/letter-editor/article/today%E2%80%99s-library-alice%E2%80%99s-restaurant" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/writing_artwork-052914.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="64" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/today%E2%80%99s-library-alice%E2%80%99s-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/today%E2%80%99s-library-alice%E2%80%99s-restaurant#comments Letter from the Editor Books Places Thu, 29 May 2014 18:28:45 +0000 bayweekly_moderator 22413 at http://bayweekly.com Annapolis Parking Goes High-Tech http://bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/annapolis-parking-goes-high-tech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With bonus parking tips for the &shy;legislative session</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Bob Melamud </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Parking in Annapolis is always a challenge. We are a city constrained by water, historic districts and two college campuses, all limiting the creation of more parking space. The modern solution is to make what parking is available easier to use, and these days that revolves around the internet, our computers and our mobile devices.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/news/article/annapolis-parking-goes-high-tech" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/parking-app-screenshot.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="178" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Circulator app on my phone. Note the bus is due at the Park Place garage in six minutes. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/annapolis-parking-goes-high-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/annapolis-parking-goes-high-tech#comments News Places Things Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:39:57 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 41690 at http://bayweekly.com The Story of the Bay http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/story-bay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Fourth-grade student artists tell it four ways</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Kathy Knotts </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Kathy Wolfstone-Smith took an artistic gamble last summer.&nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Wolfstone-Smith, who teaches arts and humanities at Shady Side Elementary, asked the Captain Avery Museum to display her students&rsquo; work.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &ldquo;Kudos to them for being so supportive,&rdquo; she says. &ldquo;At the time we set this up, I had no way of knowing how it was going to turn out.&rdquo;</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/story-bay" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/ShadySide-artists.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Students in Mrs. Paolitto’s class embroider a banner depicting creatures of the Chesapeake Bay for an art installation at the Captain Avery Museum. Pictured clockwise from top left: Skye Lindeman (big green bow), Kyle Peterson, Isabel Grigg, Nancy Rohan, Avalin Herzer, Matthew Marsters and Leilani Farmer. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/story-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/story-bay#comments Good Living History & Lore People Places Features Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:46:57 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 41691 at http://bayweekly.com Reclaiming History http://bayweekly.com/articles/arts-and-culture/article/reclaiming-history <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&quot;<span style="font-style: normal;">If we don&rsquo;t tell these stories, no one will know what life was really like&quot;</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Kathy Knotts </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Important African American history is being lost with each passing year. You can help preserve the past before it disappears forever by sharing a story about the civil rights era and historic sites in Anne Arundel County.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Lost Towns Project wants to hear your stories about African American history for two grants sponsored by the National Park Service Civil Rights African American Historic Preservation Program and the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority.&nbsp;</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/arts-and-culture/article/reclaiming-history" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Highland%20Beach%20ca%201930.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="66" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Highland Beach-goers, circa 1930. Beaches like it and Columbia Beach were for blacks only during segregation. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/arts-and-culture/article/reclaiming-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/arts-and-culture/article/reclaiming-history#comments Arts and Culture History & Lore News People Places Features Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:31:09 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 41605 at http://bayweekly.com Washington Slept Here http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/washington-slept-here <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>On December 23, 1783, our first commander in chief resigned in Annapolis</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Diana J. Dinsick </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;During the fall of 1783, 51-year-old General George Washington wanted nothing so much as to spend the upcoming Christmas at his Mount Vernon home. The Revolutionary War was all but over. Once the British evacuated New York and the peace treaty was signed in Paris, Washington could head for Annapolis to resign his commission as commander in chief. Only then would he ride home.&nbsp;</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/history-lore/article/washington-slept-here" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/General_George_Washington_Resigning_his_Commission.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="65" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/washington-slept-here" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/washington-slept-here#comments History & Lore People Places Features Thu, 21 Dec 2017 18:07:47 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 41435 at http://bayweekly.com Bay Weekly’s Last-Minute Gift Guide http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/bay-weekly%E2%80%99s-last-minute-gift-guide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Kathy Knotts </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;You have 10 days to complete your gift-giving mission. Having difficulty coming up with brilliant ideas to wow and impress?</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Here Bay Weekly helps you think outside the Big Box and impersonal online shopping sites by browsing and buying at small businesses and shops in Chesapeake Country. We talked to many of our favorites to find out what surprises you can find on their shelves.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/bay-weekly%E2%80%99s-last-minute-gift-guide" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Annebeths-ChouquetteChocolates.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/bay-weekly%E2%80%99s-last-minute-gift-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/bay-weekly%E2%80%99s-last-minute-gift-guide#comments Good Living People Places Things Features Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:55:59 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 41402 at http://bayweekly.com